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Freelance Digital Writer

Nu Vision Media, Inc.
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Nu Vision Media, Inc. seeks a freelance writer for our daily digital show, #RolandMartinUnfiltered. We are looking for an ambitious writer who can quickly turn interviews from our daily digital show, which airs from 6-8 pm EST, into written form.  This position can be in Washington, DC, or remote.  

Speed is essential. The requirements of this job, writing 2-4 stories a day based on the show's segments.  Depending on the nature of the story, the content will need to be ready to be published within two hours of the show's ending, 10 pm EST.

These stories must be 300-500 words in length, with a minimum of one quote from each segment. Each written story will be a synopsis of the selected segment. We will then upload the content and embed the video of the full interview on our website.

That's it!

All you have to do is watch the show and turn around a story on the segment or segments. This job's three most essential elements have a news background, speed, and news judgment. In consultation with the RMU managing editor, you will need to ascertain the most important news element of the story and write to that. A strong sense of news judgment is critical.

If you meet these qualifications, send us an email to jobs@rolandsmartin.com, resume, and links to articles you've written.

The finalists will be sent three segments to determine what they see as the most important news, and there will be a 48-hour test (paid) to assess their skills in real-time.

 

Nu Vision Media, Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Nu Vision Media, Inc.

Address

Washington, DC
USA

Industry

Arts and Entertainment

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